Archive for October, 2014

Oct 31 2014

31 Oct 2014 – P. Sainath on How India Follows the US Corporate Model, and Omar Leon on Serenading Immigrant Detainees

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day; acclaimed Indian journalist P. Sainath discusses how India follows the US Corporate model at its peril; And Omar Leon, lead singer of Los Jornaleros Del Norte shares his music and activism in solidarity with immigrant detainees.

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Oct 31 2014

Daily News Flash with Cristina Mislan on Fighters Joining ISIS, Burkina Faso Discontent, and Sen. Landrieu’s Comments on Racism and Sexism

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Uprising’s guest expert Cristina Mislan, Assistant Professor of Journalism Studies, Missouri School of Journalism, analyzes today’s news headlines:

A new United Nations Security Council report, leaked to the Guardian newspaper, contends that 15,000 foreign fighters have traveled to the Iraq/Syria region to join Islamic State rebels and their related groups. People from about 80 countries, …

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Oct 31 2014

Celebrated Indian Journalist Decries US Corporate Model

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The latest Indian general election, held earlier this year over the course of 5 weeks, yielded a win for the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It catapulted the once controversial leader Narendra Modi, into the role of Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy. Modi was Chief Minister of the state of Gujerat …

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Oct 31 2014

Solidarity In Song: Los Jornaleros Serenades Immigrant Detainees Every Monday

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The Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles is just a few miles from where this program is produced. It is a federal holding facility for undocumented immigrants who have been picked up by authorities and are awaiting trial or deportation. Under President Obama, hundreds of thousands of immigrants have been deported each year. …

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Oct 30 2014

30 Oct 2014 – John Nichols on the Upcoming Midterm Elections and Hector Tobar on his Book Deep Down Dark

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day; Nation writer John Nichols gives us a preview of what to expect in next week’s midterm elections, and journalist Hector Tobar discusses his new book about the trapped Chilean miners, Deep Down Dark.

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Oct 30 2014

Pasadena Weekly Cover Story: Invitation to an ‘Uprising’

Pasadena Weekly, Invitation to an ‘Uprising’: Sonali Kolhatkar brings her politically progressive morning radio show to television By Rebecca Waer 10/30/2014

There’s an uprising of a new kind occurring in Pasadena this fall. Thanks to a massive fundraising effort through the crowdfunding site Indiegogo, KPFK’s popular talk radio program “Uprising” now airs on both radio and television. Click here to read more

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Oct 30 2014

Coming up on October 31, 2014

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India’s leading journalist P. Sainath joins us in studio to discuss the crisis of Indian democracy and economy and how it is linked to the US corporate model. And, Omar Leon of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network joins us to discuss immigration policy, and how day laborers are using art to draw attention to migrant detainees. …

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Oct 30 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on New Israel-Palestinian Tensions, Leadership Changes in Burkina Faso and Zambia, plus Election Scandals

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Uprising’s guest expert Robert Jensen, sitting in for Arun Gupta – is an author and a professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Tensions between Israel and Palestinians have sparked once more after yesterday’s shooting of a US-born right wing Jewish activist which left him alive but injured, …

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Oct 30 2014

How Next Week’s Elections Could Shape the American Political Future

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Midterm elections take place next Tuesday November 4th around the nation, from local races and measures, to state-wide propositions and governor’s races, and of course Congressional races in both the Senate and the House.

Currently Republicans control the House with Democrats having a slim Senate majority. That could very well change next week with …

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Oct 30 2014

Deep Dark Down: Why the Story of Trapped Chilean Miners Captured Our Collective Imagination

More than 4 years ago, a horrific accident caused the collapse of a mine in the northern region of Chile trapping 33 men underground. They were more than 2000 feet below the surface of the earth and 3 miles down a spiral shaft. The copper and gold mine called the San Jose mine that …

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